insufficiency definition

  • noun:
    • the standard or state of being insufficient, specifically:
    • Moral or emotional incompetence.
    • Inadequate offer: an insufficiency of funds.
    • Inability of a bodily component or organ to work typically: cardiac insufficiency.
    • A failing; an inadequacy: revealed the insufficiencies in my report.
    • having less sufficiency; a shortage or inadequacy.
    • the standard or state to be insufficient; lack of sufficiency; deficiency; inadequateness
    • not enough energy or skill; inability; incapacity; incompetency.
    • Lack of sufficiency; deficiency in quantity, force, or fitness; inadequateness; incompetency: since, insufficiency of products; insufficiency of motive.
    • insufficient a sufficient quantity or number
    • (pathology) inability of a bodily component or organ to function usually
    • too little competence

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